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Washington Man Sues- City for Alleged Injuries. ASKS $10,000 DAMAGES Donation* for New Hospital Build ing Pass $4,000 Mark. Merchants Elect. Special CorTMpond*Ti'~* ?>f Tbe Star. ALEXANDRIA, Ya.. April 22. 1?14. A suit of unusual interest slated to be . heard tomorrow morning in the corpora tion court for this city-is that of Clarence J. VHet of Washington against the city council of Alexandria. The milt Is to recover damages in the sum of $10,000 for injuries alleged to have been sustained to his kneecap as the result of a fall on the sidewalk on the south side of King street between Royal and Fairfax streets. Mr. Vllet claims that he slipped over a cellar door on the sidewalk. The acci dent happened December 29, 1900. A spe cial Jury has been summoned from Pair fax county to sit in the case. The plaintiff is represented by Attor neys Leo P. Harlow and. Henry T. Quinn. the latter of Washington. Corpo ration Attorney 8. P. Fisher and Samuel G. Brent conduct the case for the city. The annual meeting of the Retail Mer chants' Association was held last night at the office of the secretary, Harrie White, and the following officers were elected to serve for the year: Harry Hammond, president; B. Weil, vice presi dent; Leopold Ruben, H. Noel Garner. Julius Wolf. E. L. Flnks. R E. Knight, O. B. Hopkins. John T. Worthington. John W. Monroe. Kenneth W. Ogden. Llewellyn Dyson, W. H. Wildt, Raymond Blumenfeld, John D. Matter, board of directors. Directors will within a short time hold a meeting and elect a secre tary. The question of assisting in the enter tainment of the delegates who will at tend the annual meeting of the Virginia Press Association was discussed bv the association. Churches'Hake Report. Statistical reports from the various churches identified with the presbytery were received today at the business session of the Presbytery of the Potomac in the Westminster building of the Second Presbyterian Church. The ses sion was opened last night. Sessions are being presided over by Rev. J. Royal Cooke, moderator, of Greenwich Church, Prince William county. Va.. who was chosen to that position last night. Others elected in- < eluded Rev. T. W. Hooper, reading clerk. Mitchells. Va; Rev. W. A. Miller . recording clerk. Florls, Fairfax county! The opening sermon was delivered by 2*v- L^^'s M. Watson of Rockville; d in Place of the retiring moderator, < ?ev. j. r. Henderson of RockvJlle. report on foreign missions will be K? au 4 oc^ock this afternoon. To- 1 < -v be communion services i ? ? s??ond Presbyterian Church, to Si,411 are invited. The session probably will be concluded Friday. ' Donations for Hospital. Contributions amounting to $3,100 have thue far been received by the ; committee in charge of the campaign for the erection of a new hospital bnildln* for the Alexandria Hospital. , Letters soliciting contributions were sent out yesterday to the various socie ties and organizations in the city, ask ln* '^donations, and today a check wl received from Martha Washington Chapter. Order of the East ern Stan The colored Odd Fellows of tne city will give a benefit performance for the project May 2. When the committee visited one of the schools veeUrday and told the scholars that their pennies would be mppreciated than a donation of J100 by a rich man. one little girl ? ame forward and handed one -of the mem- 1 for caiid^,_but she desired to help the i hospital. The child was given a round of applause by th* other scholars. Miss Ruth C. Edmonds, twenty-one years old. died shortly after 5 o clock i yesterday afternoon at the home of her i parents, Mr. and Mrs. George H. Ed monds. 43T: Queen street. Miss Edmonds had been ill about a month. Besides her i parents, three sisters and two brothers 1 survive. Cornelius Carey's funeral took place this morning from St. Man 's Catholic < Church. Services were conducted by Re v. I* F. Kelly, and burial was made in St. ' Mary's cemetery. Pallbearers were M. J McFarland, William Desmond. F. T. Qulnn. John McKenna, D. E. Robev and . W. H. P. Kelly. Takoma Lodge. Xo. 29. F. A. A. M.. will ; tomorrow r.ight pay an official visit to Alexandria-Washington Lodge of Masons, i The Washingtonians will come over on a ? special train. 1 Charles H. Callahan, past master of < Alexandria-Washington Lodge of Masons, last night delivered an address before Occoquan Lodge on "Masonry." Named by Court in Suit. In the circuit court for this city in x acation today, H. Noe! Garner was ap pointed special commissioner in th* suit Orren G. Staples against the Emer son Steam Pump Company and others He is directed to ascertain all debts of the company, amount of bond issue, value of real estate and make his ?cport to the court. A recruiting officer will be on dutv *ach night this wpek at Armory Hall for the purpose of taking in recruits for ''ompany G. known as the Alexandria IJjrht Infantry. Cart. F. L Slaymaker expects to have the company up to its full strength in point of numbers by the dose of th<? present wpek. U>ui? Heon. six years old. son of ?*eorge Heon. was run over by an au tomobile while on King street near Washington street shortly before noon and sustained abrasions on the head. He was taken to the Alexandria Hospital for treatment. Final naturalization papers have been granted Julius Na< hnan. a native of Russia, of Marshall. Fauquier county, Va . in the t'nited States court in this city. .Mrs. George R. House of Baltimore is the guest of M1ss Margaret K. Normoyie. "Scotland in Song and Story1' was the subject of an address delivered by Thom as t>. D. Clarke at the Young People's building last night under the auspices of the Children's Home. Members of th<? Presbyterian Church have arranged for a colonial concert which will be jrivf-n Tuesday night next in the Westminster building. LICENSE TRANSFER OPPOSED. Excise Board Hears Objections to Application of P. J. Lynagh. Property owners and residents in the neighborhood affected appeared before the excise board today to protest against favorable action being taken on the ap plication of P. J. Lynagh for a transfer of the saloon license from 1:300 3rd street southwest to 22? M street southwest. Among those voicing objection to the proposed transfer were Gen. George M Sternberg. Mrs. Archibald Hopkins and Mrs. Ernest P.- Bicknell. representing the Washington Sanitary Improvement Com pany and the Washington Sanitary Hous .ng Company. A. E. Shoemaker, attorney for the Anti Saloon League, also entered a protest. It was pointed out that favorable action would enable the licensee to open an M street entrance to the saloon he not* oc cupies. In an effort to improve the conditions of ths Washington county <Md.) farmers, unfeemcn held Monday night by MMhtfly wn Board of Tradeb THE COURTS. Supreme Court of the United State*. . Present: The Chief Justice, Mr. Justice McKenria. Mr. Justice Holmes. Mr. Jus tic? Da*. Mr. Justice Lurton, B?r. Jus tice Hughes, Mr. Justice Van Devanter. Mr. Justice I-amar and Mr. Justice Pit ney. Richard Evelyn Byrd of Winchester. Va.; Columbus Ewalt of Mount Vernon. 111.; William Reeda of Chicago. 111.; John Charles North of Los Angeles, Cal., and William O. Beall of Muskogee, Olcla., were admitted to practice. No. 33. Patrick Collins, plaintiff in error, agt. the commonwealth of Ken tucky^ ; and No. 36. Thomas Malone. plaintiff in error, agt. the commonwealth of Ken tucky; submitted by Mr. E. L. Worth ington for the plaintiffs in error and by Mr. James Garnett for the defendant in error. No. 256. The United States, appellant, | agt. Nelson P. Vulte; argument con cluded by Mr. George A. King for the appellee. District Supreme. Court. EQUITY COURT NO. 2-Justice Stafford. Sesso agt. Sesso; absolute divorce granted; plaintiff's attorney, George C. Gertman: defendant's attorney,. Henry I. Quinn. McChesney agt. McChesney; bill dis missed without prejudice, with costs; plaintiff's attorney. George E. Sullivan: defendant's attorneys, Frederick A. Fen ning and Spencer Gordon. Kelly agt. Kelly; rule as*to payment of arrears of alimony returnable May 1; plaintiffs attorney. Irving Williamson; defendant's attorney. John E. Nally. Pilling agt. Pilling; Irving Williamson appointed substituted trustee: plaintiff's attorney, Irving Williamson. McArdle agt.. McArdle; trustee author ized to deposit funds in registry of court: plaintiff's attorney. Irving Williamson. Gray agt. Duffey; .order of publication; plaintiffs attorneys. W. E. Ambrose and R. B. Fleharty. In re lunacy of Van Hamilton Denny; order to make certain payments. In re lunacy of Charles Straub; order authorizing expenditures. National Surety Company agt. Stan nard (three cases); orders directing final distribution: plaintiff's attorney, B. E. Hlnton: defendant's attorneys, Shelby. Wilson & Huidekoper. Schmidt agt. Ross; reference to auditor: plaintiffs attorneys, Barnard & Johnson and G. F. Williams; defendant's attor neys. T. P. Myers and Glttings & Cham berlin. McLennan agt. McGIue: rule as to re ceiver returnable April 4; plaintiffs at torney. J. A. .Burkart. Holtzscheiter agt. Holtzschelfcer; Frank B. Fox appointed to defend; plaintiff s attorneys, Darr & Peyser. Staples agt. Staples; order setting cause for trial; plaintiff's attorneys, Webster Balllnger and R. H. Case; defendant's attorney. W. G. Gardiner. Sesso agt. Sesso: argued and submitted: plaintiffs attorney, George C. Quinn. Foster agt. Arcade Company: rule re turnable April 21; plaintiffs attorney, R. B. Fleharty; defendant s attorneys, Hoeh llng. Peelle & Ogilby, J. W. Cox. Frank Stetson. A. R. Serven and David Roths child. Cooper agt. Cooper: restraining order issued; plaintiff's attorney, George F. Curtis. CIRCUIT COURT NO. 1?Justice Barnard. Connolly agt. Lawler: judgment on ver dict: plaintiffs attorneys, George E. Sul livan and W. C. English; defendant's at torney. H. E. Da\'is. illiams et al., receivers, agt. Rock Sranite Company: order of publication; plaintiffs attorney. George B. Fraser. Stanowski agt. National Electric Supply Company: on trial: plaintiff's attorneys. Fulton & Gannaway; defendant's attor neys, McKenney. Flannery & HItz. Bailey agt. Capital Traction Company: rerdict for defendant: plaintiffs attor neys. Hayden Johnson and C. A. Keig win: defendant's attorney. G. Thomas Dunlop. Porter agt. Lindsay; verdict for defend ant: plaintiff's attorneys. Brandenburg & Brandenburg: defendant's attorney, E. S. Duvall, Jr. CIRCUIT COURT ~NO. 2?Justice Ander son. Kid well agt. Lisner; appeal dismissed; plaintiff 6 attorney, Crandal Mackey; de fendant's attorney, D. W. Baker. Dlttman a*t. Washington Railway and Electric Company; order of April 20 set aside, leave to file additional plea grant ed. joinder to stand, jury sworn and re spited; plaintiffs attorneys. Glttings & Chamberlin and R. E. Mattingly; de fendant's attorney. George P. Hoover. Bailey agt. Weatherless; verdict for Plaintiff for $250; plaintiff s attorneys. John Ridout and J. H. Stewart; de 'endant's attorney. A. A. Birney. Crawford agt. Real Estate Trust Com pany: motions for judgment continued, with leave to defendant to file substitute affidavit in ten days: plaintiff's attor neys, W. J. Lambert and J. J. Darling :on: defendant's attorneys. Ellis & Don aldson. Donaldson a;rt. District of Columbia; motion . for new trial filed: plaintiffs attorneys, Glttings & Chamberlin; de 'endant's attorneys. F. H. Stephens and Ft. L. Williams. CRIMINAL COURT NO. 1?Justice Gould. United States agt. Arthur W. Simpson, manslaughter; on trial: attornevs, G. L. Baker. C. F. Diggs and C. C. Miller. United States agt. Joseph Clayton and \nnie Tibbs. adultery; verdict, guilty sach: attorneys. H. L. Tignor and W. F. Shellman. United States agt. James C. Billings, grand larceny; time to settle bill of ex ceptions extended to May 8, and to file iranscri.it to June 1: attorneys. M. E. 3'Brlen and Peyton Gordon. CRIMINAL COURT NO. 2-Justice Wright. Estate of Alfred S. Gillett; on trial; caveator's attorneys. A. S. Worthington. C. H. Merillat. B. S. Minor and E. T. Garrett; caveatee's attorneys. J. J. Dar lington and F. J. Hogan. PROBATE COURT?Justice Stafford. ! Estate of Pearl M. Miller; will admitted to probate and letters testamentary granted to Sarah M. Barber: bond. $300; attorney. J. S. Easby-Smith. Estate of George W. Holstein: com mission ordered to issue; attorneys, Hoehling. Peelle & Ogilby. Estate of Hattio C. Johnson; order of sale: attorneys, S. J. Davidson and C. S. Hill. Estate of Amanda R. Rowen; ord*r of sale: attorneys, S J. Davidson and C. S. Hill. Estate of Man* B. Crafts. petition for letters of administration filed; attorney, C. H. Doing, jr. In re Joanette Blum; order approving investments and making allowance; at torney". I>eon Tobrmer. Estate of Washington T. Vinal; will ad mitted to probata and letters testa mentary granted to George W. M. Vinal: bond, $500: attorney. J. B. I-arner. Estate of George W. GTadman: letters of administration granted to Harry E. Gladman; bond. $10,000; attorneys. Rals ton Richardson. Estate of Mary B. Crafts; letters of administration granted to Frederick B. r* rafts; bond, $300; attorney, C. H. Doing, jr. Estate of James W. Green; sale con firmed and order to sell poolroom: at torney. J. E. Collins. Estate of Herbert Lewis; will admitted to probate and letters testamentary granted to Adah V. Lewis; bond. $300; attorney. F. Edward Mitchell. Estate of Wil'iam A. Custard; will dat ed April 18, 1014, filed. Siddons Favors Single Tax. That personally he believed in the single tax was. th*? gist of a state ment made by Commissioner Frederick L. Siddons during an address at a public meeting of the Petworth Citizens' Asso ciation at Pet worth M. E. Church last evening. He would not promise to give any measure toward obtaining such tax his official support, however. H. Martin Williams of the Single Tax Reform .s sociation delivered an address explaining the principles of the "single taxers. " Mr*. J. 0. Tyler Overcome by Gas. Mrs. J. O. Tyler, whose home is at Berwyn. Prince Georffes county, Md., was accidentally overcome by gas at the home of Mrs. C. M. Cake, 407 G street north west, this morning. Gas escaped from a leaky stove, the police report, and Mrs. Tyler was unconscious when discovered. She recovered consciousness soon after she rea^hed^Emer^ency Hospital. It is jfeoucfit will recover. SEXD TOUR FURS TO US FOR COLD STORAGE Women's $1.00 Colored Sateen Petticoats at ? OvC ij Petticoats. made of a good quality of aateen, in Amer [ ican bfeauty. leather and tan colors; have deep accordion j pleated flounce around the bottom. Fof on<e day at 85c. Our $2.00 Crepe Kimonos, in floral patterned crepe, in f a variety of different colors and trimmed f '? with fine satin ribbon. Choice tomorrow at. "JJ Women's Wear Store?Second Floor. Uur delicious reanut | Brittle, a Pound - - - Imv Made in our own factor}', so you may know it is good tasting and fresh. Of course you will want a pound tomorrow. Special Table?Street Floor. ?THE BUSY CORNER" 8TH ST. AND PENNA. AVE. Store Hours Now Are 8:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. , , Except Saturday, When We Close at 6:00 P.M. Thursday Last Day Kann s Important Disposal of Overstocks at Big Reductions WE HAVE PLANNED IT TO BE GREATER THAN THE FIRST DAY Because of the many lots of seasonable spring and summer merchandise that we have priced as you would expect at the end of the season. Be here early to get your share before the lots are picked over. Here are hints of what you will find: UNTRIMMED HEMP HATS A Maker' $2.95 Values for $2.50 s Overstock A full line of all the colors considered most fashionable now, such as tete de negre, brass, burnt orange, the new blues and black. Here also are the new shapes, among- which sailor effects in many different varieties seem the most prominent. FULL LINE OF SILK FIBER POMPONS, in all 1 gc colors. Worth from 39c to 59c. Special value at Hats trimmed free if materials and shapes are purchased in our Untrimmed Hat Store. Take advantage of this free trim ming service. Millinery Store?Second Floor. Bouffant Flouncing $4.75 and $5.25 Values, a Yd., *4/^^ ? Just in this special sale at this price, in black only. Very desirable and especially adapted to the making of tunics. 21-inch ACCORDION-PLEATED NET. i^ white, black, light blue and pink. Regular 73c quality. Special, a yard, tomor- AyC row Pleating Store?Street Floor. 45 inches wide; bleached quality that regularly sells at 59c. Nearly 2,800 yards for tomorrow's sell- 35c ing at, a yard ". tll-llnen Hnrk Towels, size Irt?h Pattern Cloths. 8-10 .size; 18x36 inches, with hem- in all round design, med damask borders. \ fv Regularly Fold at AA Our 29c kind. This sale, IVC *3-76- This sale, 4>^.UU each each Linen Store?Street Floor Any of Our 50c Vestees, Guimpes or Collars for One Day Only at - - - - Neckwear Store?Street Floor. This allows 1"# yards of Belfast linen for a set. The linen is 50 inches wide, thoroughly steam shrunk and the very best quality we have. The cutting, fitting and workmanship will also be of the very best, and this most liberal offer in slip covers is during this sale only.?Upholstery Store?Third Floor. For 3 Days? Thursday, Frid ay Saturday To forcibly demonstrate that we do the Best Copper Plate Engraving We shall accept orders for the following at prices that are very unusual: SO Cards and Plate, PA _ new copper plate: script type: very finest work.. Printing; 50 Cards from your own plate. Special Address Die*, engrav- n _ ing new address dies. yQC Special for 3 days Special Stamping Offer. Stamp ing any writing paper or cards purchased here from special or your own dies, per quire. In colors, tZr Gold or I quire ^ silver. ijr per quire I Stationery Store?Street Floor. Opportunity for 672 Wo men Clearance Tomorrow of All Overstocks in Our Lines of At Street Floor Bargain Table Tomorrow A Telegram from our best skirt maker announced that '"owing to un seasonable weather, skirts were not mov ing?could we use 2,000 at a price?" Onir Answer0 "Yes." Because we kne* ? you would bu>' them lf tl>e 1 price was right, for you have bought this j maker's skirts before and know what good ones ! he makes. $1.50 & $2.00 Qualities in 50 of the Best Styles And the handsomest wash materials in colors and plain white. All sizes. Choice. to $35 1 aiiorea ovlixs CHOICE AT | $12.95 & $16.95 C...4-C 1 r-a mrtct ctvlich nt thf QPaQnii a n rl tliar wf> havp cnlrl Suits that are the most stylish of the season, and that we have sold and reordered from almost daily. It will soon be time, however, to bring dresses more prominently to the front, so we make a drastic re duction during this sale to close these suits quickly. You can always find use for suits of this character, so take advantage of the opportunity. NEW MATERIALS?ALL COLORS?ALL SIZES. Suits formerly $19.75, $25.00 and some $29.75 and S35.00. Choice, this sale, $12.95 and $i6-95- Garment Store?Second Floor. MOTHERS?INVESTIGATE THIS While Attending Our Great Sale White Goods Wkicli All Women VANTA BABY GARMENTS HOUSEFURNISHINGS /Ye ix e serve the ixign to*Limit Quantities No Pins?Xo Buttons. These garment* mar l-e classed with the scientific discoveries of the a?:e. for tbey positively a??ure comfort and health to babie*. How often has a mother dreaded the awful ness of having a pin srh-k when she was dress ing her baby? How often has a button- even a 'tiny button ?disturl>ed a baby's slumber? Vanta ?!armenr.s are dimply tied with n twistless tape, but they do not slip, for the? arc desijjtW to tit the baby and little i??ts up to 2 years. MRS. MILLER. A CI R A DP ATE NURSE. Will instruct mothers liow to property dr*ss the baby?she will use a doll for a model. And she will be v?*ry glad to talk with mothers and will answer helpful questions. A VANTA DIAPER PATTERN WILL BE GIVEN FREE TO EVERY ONE WHO ASKS FOR IT. Experts consider this the ideal pattern. J>o not hesitate to ask for it?In so doing you will nor be obliged to purchase these or any other garments. Little Folks* Store-Second Floor. Regularly $1.39 to $1.98 AND AT PRICES NO WOMAN CAN AFFORD TO OVERLOOK. If no present need, buy at our special prices and lay away aud be sure of findiug useful some day. NOVELTY SnAPOW VOILES. 40 inch's wide, in new and attractive patterns. Tbis sale, per yard &%j\* FINE DRESS CREPE. 36 inches wide, very handsome quality that sells regularly | at 20c. Tbis sale, per yard CREPE RATINE. 28 Inches wide, a very popular material that sells freely f ^I/ ~ at life. This sale, yard White Goods Store?Street Floor. Electric Automobile Horns Neat Embroidered Crepe Flouncings All-Linen Suiting, Mercerized Union Linen Suiting, Pongee L inen Suiting, 25c Value, a Yard, This Announcement Should Make for Us That every home builder That every home furnishei ITS TITLE IS New Records in Curtain Selling omorrow 27 Inches Wide. Prepared In co-operation with and under the direction of the leading manufacturers of the country by Henry Collins Bunce. It contains every bit of necessary Information for building a bouse or decoratinc same, and Is fully Illus trate. A perfect- mine of information, printed on tine paper, fully illustrated and attractively boynd. Publisher's price was $3. Book Store?Basement. With Battenberg Lace Edge Regular 75c Value. One of the most important offers of this week's Special Sales is this from the Wash Goods' Store. The All-llnen Suiting is in dark grounds and light stripes or ehe?*k*, or light grounds with dark stripes and checks; also a few in mixed effects. The Mer cerized Union Linen Suitings are in Elain colors, such as the new Alsatian lue. pink. red. brown, king s blue, dark brown, rose and lavender. The Pongee Linens in plain colors also. One- Day Only at 10c n Yard. SILK AND COTTON SHIRTINGS -Our regular 30c quality. 32 inches wide. In brown, blue, bla<-k. purple and green woven stripes; also some satin-striped effects on white grounds. ry /y FOR ONE DAY'S, SELLING .J.JP ONLY. A YAIt? .? Wash Goods Store?Street Floor?Bar gain Table. , SHOWN IN TWO STYLES?FLAT OR RUFFLED. ? The flat are of dainty barred Swiss and 3<5 Inches wide, jfcd The ruffled are of plain Swiss. 33 inches wide, but hare tucks inside the edge, and full ruffle with Battenberg edge. Choice of either styl*^ a pair. 30c. Limit, 3 pairs to a person. NOTTINGHAM LACE ? URTAINS, in widths to inches, and 21,4. ?"?. :;U yards long: worth to $1.75 q / a "pair. Thursday's price, a REAL CLUNY CURTAINS, $2..ri0 value, with linen eluny insertion and edge, mounted on cable net. white A ^ ?? q or Arabian color. Special m I KX In this sale, a pair. *K * ? vvJ $1.25 CROSS STRIPE CURTAINS, open or closed weaves, stripes are woven, in green, blue, yellow and red: a pair $1.20 Special Sheets A feature Item in this remarkable clearance of overstocks. These are styles you can always find use for and our sale price makes it an object for you to buy plentiful supplies. A positive safe signal, complete with wire and push button, and ready to attach to your battery or to storage battery. Anybody can at tach them. SCRIM CURTAINS, very fine plain hem stitched hem. others with lace insertions, some 0 inches wide, othets with g\g\ Mexican drawmvork. effects; worth up to $2.00 a pair. for.. 7 ^ MADRAS CURTAINS, values to $4.08, in solid blue, red, green, /h ^ a widths to 45 inches. Spe- A, cial, a pair, Thursday ? COUCH COVERS, washable. of striped cotton Belgian & g"\ damask: 98c value. Special tomorrow, each Drapery Store?Third Floor. 45-IN. VOILE FLOUNCINGS in a wide array of very sbowy and desirable patterns; ^ 75c to $1.25 values. This tale, yard Sheets made from Anchor round-thread sheet ing. size 90x108. Thif is Kann's special sbeet. and is sold by us regularly at $1.20. A lino on which we are slightly overstocked, mn I we will offer tomorrow a limited quantity to reduce stock at special price of 80c each. ?x3? niVAr, PILLOWCASES, refutation j size, haudtorn and made the right way of tha 1 cotton, so as to prevent any danger of split ting in washing and Insures lj geod wear. Regularly 17c f / each. Special in this sale I /?/?p ! only, each Jj Domestic Store?Street Floor. 45-INCH SWISS FLOUNCINGS?A special lot of very elabo- /y ** rate patterns in 12 good de- iJJC signs in this sale, per yard. Embroidery Store?Street Floor. Housefumishiqg Store?Third Floor.